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Three Bean Salad

Three Bean Salad

Let me start by saying, I was never a Bean Salad person, but really wanted to be. I’d tried a few different recipes, and never loved them. When my favorite Aunt put a bowl of this in front of me, I was very skeptical. But, SERIOUSLY, this three bean salad is so delicious. I make […]

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Farmers Markets and Why You Should Go

Springtime means a lot of things – one of them being fresh produce and flowers, from the local Farmers Markets. A great thing about Pittsburgh is there are so many opportunities to still buy local. Between the pop-up farmer’s in Market Square to each roadside and open market shops throughout the surrounding counties, if you [...]
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Pittsburgh Moms Blog’s Guide to Our Favorite Fish Frys :: Lent 2018

Fish Frys are a large part of Pittsburgh culture, and is arguably the best part about the Lenten Season. Parishioners, Neighbors, Famlies and Friends all come together to eat delicious food and enjoy a time friendship and fellowship.  If you are a Burgh Native, you probably already know all the best locations and have your [...]
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Feast Of The Seven Fishes

My husband and I grew up in big Italian families. We had Sunday family dinners, homemade hot sausage pulled right from the cold cellar, red wine before we were legal, and grandparents always yelling munja, munja. In Italian, Munja, Munja means eat, eat.  We had many family traditions. Unfortunately, most went by the wayside when […]

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Eating Our Way Across the World

Our family holiday tradition began like all great family traditions; when the local butcher was all out of turducken. I love Christmas. I have an extensive Christmas mug collection, I put festive lights on all flat surfaces, and I make my dog wear reindeer antlers. Christmas to me is all about family and fun, so […]

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2017 Breakfast With Santa in Western Pennsylvania

Are you looking for a little bit of extra Christmas magic this holiday season? Perhaps spending the morning enjoying breakfast in the company of Santa is just the thing you need! Check the events below for a Santa Breakfast near you! Breakfast with Santa @ Springhouse Market Washington, PA December 2, 9, 10 http://www.springhousemarket.com/ Breakfast or […]

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Healthy Restart for Mornings

Now that my kids are back to school and we have adjusted to our new school routine, I have begun to make changes to their breakfast menu– specifically I have started eliminating the sugary foods that my kids (and I) have gotten used to–specifically pop tarts, donuts, and sugarcoated cereals. Prior to my healthy restart, […]

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